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Undergrad Catalog 2010


Bachelor of Science in International Economics (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in International Economics integrates the economic, social, political, cultural, and linguistic components of international economy and trade. Students study essential aspects of economic theory and application, international politics and society, foreign language and culture in a rigorous liberal arts environment. Students are prepared for careers in business, government service, and also for advanced study in law, business, or other graduate schools.

Major in International Economics (B.S.) Hours
General Education Core Requirements  


Technical Requirements    
MTH 1140, Quantitative Methods in Business (taken as part of General Education core) or MTH 1150, Elementary Statistics    
Major requirements  


ECO 2210, Principles of Macroeconomics 3  
ECO 2220, Principles of Microeconomics


ECO 3260, Intermediate Macroeconomics 3  
ECO 3270, Intermediate Microeconomics 3  
ECO 4400, International Economics 3  
PSC 2300, International Relations 


Economics Electives



Choose from:
     ECO 3900, The Chinese Economy (3)
     ECO 3130, Topics in Economics and Public Policy (3)
     ECO 3230, Area Studies in Economics (3)
     ECO 3800, Comparative Economic Systems (3)
     ECO 3950/4950, Study Abroad (3)
     ECO 4010, Capital Internship in Economics (6)
     ECO 4330 or FIN 4330, International Capital Markets (3)
     ECO 4700, Economic Growth and Development (3)

Political Science, Political Economy, or History Elective (3) chosen from:   3
PSC 3410, Politics of Africa (3)    
PSC 3420, Politics of Latin America (3)    
PSC 3430, Politics of Asia (3)
PSC 3450, Politics of Europe (3)    
PSC 3480, Politics of the Middle East (3)    
PSC 3710, International Political Economy (3)    
PSC 4320, International Law and Organization    
HIS 3540, Modern China (3)    
HIS 3720, The Modern Middle East (3)
HIS 3800, Latin America:  The National Period (3)
HIS 3850, Africa Since 1890 (3)
Foreign Language Minor Requirement (2000-level or above)   18
Electives   11-17


Note: Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in International Economics are encouraged to talk with their academic advisor regarding requirements for the available option to also earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in a foreign language at Belmont University.